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Letter, 1812 November 6, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [William] Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Final conditions of sale of Short's land to Higginbotham; describes the national trend toward the household manufacture of "coarse" clothing rather than importing it from Britain; describes his manufacturing process. Brief description of method of "clothing my laborers" through plantation manufacture of items.
Issued Date: 1812-11-06
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15118
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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